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Lisbon 5 Commemoration in Lebanon (Pictures)

As I mentioned in my two previous articles (Email Sent By L.Y.A. and Lisbon 5) that there will be an event to commemorate the heroes to sacrificed their lives in Lisbon.

It seems that there has also been some events in other regions of the world such as France and Canada (these are the ones I heard about).

Here are some pictures from the event that took place on July 26, 2008 in Lebanon.

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Email Sent By L.Y.A. (or L.E.M.)

As a continuation of my old thread about Lisbon 5, here is the email sent by the Leabnese Youth Association which is an announcement about Lisbon 5 and the event that will be taking place today.

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Lisbon 5

On July 27 1983, five Lebanese Armenains stormed the Turkish Embassy in Lisbon demanding Turkey to acknowledge its 1915 genocide of Armenians.

In a note delivered to the news media during the takeover, the Armenian Revolutionary Army said: “We have decided to blow up this building and remain under the collapse. This is not suicide not an expression of insanity, but rather our sacrifice to the altar of freedom”. The note also said that they had resorted to armed struggle because peaceful means for the ‘pursuit of our just cause’ had failed.

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